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Texas A&M vs. Louisville
By: Aldo Panessidi
Welcome to the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl featuring Texas A&M against Louisville. This will be an exciting game with Louisville winning 28-17 over Texas A&M. Play the best fantasy college football contests at Fanpicks.com
Texas A&M will have a new quarterback when it faces Louisville in the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl on Dec. 30 in Nashville, Tenn. Sophomore Kyle Allen and freshman Kyler Murray, who combined for 2,896 yards, 22 touchdowns and 14 interceptions while splitting time this year, announced they were transferring out of Texas A&M as the Aggies began bowl preparations. Sophomore Jake Hubenak (a transfer from Blinn Junior College) is the only other Aggies quarterback to throw a pass this season.
The Cardinals, won five of their last six games to qualify coach Bobby Petrino for a school-record sixth bowl appearance, also used two starting quarterbacks this season. Dual-threat freshman Lamar Jackson led the Cardinals in rushing yards (734) and touchdowns (nine) in 11 appearances and six starts. Sophomore Kyle Bolin is a pocket-passer and threw for 1,154 yards, seven touchdowns and six interceptions.
The pressure will be on the two defenses to slow these offenses full of talented, young skill players. The Aggies rank third nationally in tackles for loss – led by Myles Garrett’s SEC-best 18.5 – and held teams to 161.2 passing yards. Devonte Fields had 19.5 tackles for loss while the Cardinals ranked 13th in total defense (323.4).
TEXAS A&M Season Overview (8-4, 4-4 SEC): Allen made nine starts and Murray had three while Hubenak went 12-of-27 for 92 yards and one touchdown in five appearances. Hubenak will have plenty of targets in Christian Kirk (70 catches for 925 yards, six TDs), Ricky Seals-Jones (42, 542, three) and Josh Reynolds (40, 730, five). Kirk, the SEC Freshman of the Year after recording 1,659 all-purpose yards, finished with a 24.4-yard average and two scores on punt returns.
LOUISVILLE Season Overview (7-5, 5-3 ACC): Jackson – who threw for 1,613 yards, 10 TDs and eight interceptions – is practicing taking snaps under center after spending most of the year in a pistol or shotgun formation. Jamari Staples (36 catches for 610 yards, three TDs) and James Quick (35 catches for 551 yards, five TDs) led the team in receiving while freshmen Ja ylen Smith (27 catches, 372 yards, one TD) and Traveon Samuel (18 catches, 177 yards, one TD) got valuable experience. Brandon Radcliff added 587 yards and seven scores on the ground.
Texas A&M Aggies versus Mississippi Rebels
College Football DFS Picks 10-24-2015
From college football the Mississippi Rebels will be hosting the Texas A&M Aggies. Fantasy football draft GMs can tune to ESPN TV on Saturday night October 24th at 7PM Eastern Time to follow the results of their roster picks.
The teams met last season with Ole Miss posting the 35-20 upset road victory. Texas A&M outgained the Rebels by 120 yards but turnovers were a factor in the game as the Aggies had a -3 margin for the game. Texas A&M had no success running the football with 54 yards rushing on 35 carries.
Texas A&M is looking to rebound after a 41-23 home defeat last week to the Alabama Crimson Tide. The loss dropped the club to 5-1 on the year. Alabama just looked too big and strong for the Aggies. Texas A&M had no luck rushing with 32 yards on 25 carries. The Aggies had no answer for the Crimson Tide’s rushing attack as they posted 258 yards for over 5 ½ yards per carry. Texas A&M is ranked 96th in the nation in run defense by allowing an average of 195 yards per game on the ground.
Mississippi fell to 5-2 as they traveled to Memphis and were beaten 37-24 in an upset loss. Surprisingly an SEC power like the Rebels couldn’t run a lick against an AAC team as Ole Miss had 40 yards on the ground on 24 carries. Defensively they had trouble defending Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch who threw for 384 yards and three touchdowns with just one pick. The Rebels had their problems extending drives by going 4 of 13 on third down. Mississippi is 72nd in the nation in defending the pass as they surrender 229 yards per game.
Texas A&M Aggies QB:
The Aggies starting quarterback is hitting on 61% of his throws this year for 1537 yards with 14 touchdowns and 5 picks. Allen had a poor game in the loss to the Crimson Tide last week by completing 20 of his 40 throws for 263 yards with a touchdown and three interceptions. He has shown some run ability like he did in the win against Mississippi St three weeks ago as he rushed for 65 yards on 12 carries. Allen is just a sophomore.
Texas A&M Aggies RB:
The Aggies senior running back has 108 carries on the campaign for 476 yards with four touchdowns. In the passing game Carson has a receiving touchdown as he grabbed 13 balls for 116 yards.
Texas A&M WR:
Kirk leads Texas A&M with 39 catches for 609 yards with four touchdowns. He is averaging 15.6 yards per reception on the campaign. In the loss to Alabama, Kirk had seven receptions for 90 yards with no touchdown grabs for the second straight game.
This junior wide receiver has been a big play threat for the Aggies as he is averaging 20.9 yards per reception. Reynolds has 21 receptions for 439 yards with three catches. He has come up big in the three games against the SEC with 13 catches for 197 yards with 19.7 yards per reception average.
Mississippi Rebels QB:
The junior signal caller has completed 65% of his throws for 2234 yards with 16 touchdowns and seven picks. In the loss to Memphis Kelly went 33 of 47 for 372 yards with two touchdowns and two picks. He has six interceptions thrown over his past four games.
Mississippi Rebels RB:
Walton has 58 carries for 331 yards with three touchdowns. He is rushing for 5.7 yards per run on the season. It was only 7 carries for Walton last week for 39 yards. It was a struggle three weeks back at Florida with 23 yards rushing on nine carries for 2.6 yards per attempt.
Mississippi Rebels WR:
The junior wide out has 49 receptions for 654 yards with four touchdowns. He is averaging 13.3 yards per reception on the campaign. Treadwell had a season high 14 catches for 144 yards and a touchdown.
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QB: Kyle Allen (Texas A&M)
RB: Tra Carson (Texas A&M)
WR: Laquon Treadwell (Ole Miss), Josh Reynolds (Texas A&M)
Texas A&M Aggies versus Arkansas Razorbacks College Football Fantasy Preview
From SEC conference action the Arkansas Razorbacks will face the Texas A&M Aggies from college football. Fantasy football draft GM’s can tune to ESPN TV at 7PM Eastern Time to track the results of their one day league roster. This game will be played on a neutral field in AT&T Stadium the home of the Dallas Cowboys.
These teams meet every year in conference action and these meetings have been played in the Dallas area as well. Last year the Aggies posted the 35-28 overtime victory. Arkansas ran the ball effectively with 285 yards on the ground while the Aggies threw for 386 yards. In their past four meetings the Aggies have scored no fewer than 35 points.
This will be the first conference game for both teams. Texas A&M had one major test as they defeated Arizona St 38-17 on a neutral field. The surprise this season has been the play of their defense. The club is allowing 22.3 points per game ranking in the upper half of college football.
Arkansas has a losing record after three games with a mark of 1-2. The sad news is they have been the home team for all three games. They have lost their past two straight losing at home to Toledo 16-12 two weeks ago and last week it was a 35-25 defeat at home to Texas Tech. The Razorbacks are averaging 28 points per game ranking 82nd in all of college football. They are giving up 232 yards passing on defense which is 78th in the nation.
Texas A&M Aggies QB:
The sophomore signal caller is hitting on 61% of his throws for 594 yards with nine touchdowns and two picks. Last week in their home win to Nevada Allen hit on 18 of 31 throws for 270 yards with four touchdowns and one pick. He ran ten times for 55 yards and a touchdown. Allen has two rushing touchdowns on the campaign.
Texas A&M Aggies RB:
Carson leads the team by far with 61 carries for 292 yards and two touchdowns. He is rushing for 4.8 yards a carry. Against the Aggies toughest opponent the senior running back averaged 3.3 yards a carry on his 29 rushing attempts which averaged out to just 3.3 yards a carry on the Sun Devil defense.
Texas A&M Aggies WR:
The freshman wide receiver leads Texas A&M unit by margin with 16 catches in 2015 for 269 yards and two touchdowns. He had a great game in the Aggies step up contest against Arizona St with six receptions for 106 yards with a 66 yard touchdown catch.
Reynolds had a great game against Nevada last week catching three balls for 55 yards with two touchdowns.
Arkansas Razorbacks QB:
The Razorbacks senior quarterback has hit on 67% of his passes for 916 yards with six touchdowns and two picks. In the loss to Texas Tech last week Allen completed 16 of 21 throws for 196 yards with two touchdowns and one pick.
Arkansas Razorbacks RB:
Collins has 60 carries for 351 yards on the 2015 campaign with three touchdowns. He is averaging 5.9 yards per carry with three touchdowns and a long run of 70 yards. The junior running back was used heavily in the loss to Texas Tech with 28 carries for 170 yards with a touchdown. Collins averaged 6.1 yards a carry last week with a long run of 26 yards.
Arkansas Razorbacks WR:
The leading wide receiver for the Razorbacks after the first two weeks of the season missed the Texas Tech game due to injury and is out on Saturday against Texas A&M.